Table 4

Comparison of the results obtained from blood of patients with clinical symptoms of sepsis by the method of blood culture, the nested multiplex qPCR and the multiplex qPCR methods in the parentheses and the internal inhibition control for the β-actin gene
Blood culture Nested-multiplex-qPCR (n = 102) Total positive samples β-actin gene
(Multiplex-qPCR)
(n = 102) Gram positive Gram negative Yeast Filamentous fungi (n = 102)
43 51 1 0
(16) (18) (0) (0) 71
Positive 19 (18) 102
42.1 50.0 1 0
(15.7) (17.6) (0) (0) 69.6
% 18.6 (17.6) 100.0

“( )” – in the parentheses Multiplex-qPCR results.

Gosiewski et al.

Gosiewski et al. BMC Microbiology 2014 14:144   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-14-144

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